The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 97 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.27% - 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% - 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £37,750 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Cybersecurity
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
985 897 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 89.87% 86.25% 87.98%
Number of salaries quoted 861 803 857
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Kent region.

Cybersecurity Salary Trend in Kent

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Kent region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Cybersecurity Salary Histogram in Kent

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Kent region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 1 £23,000 -
Sevenoaks - 1 - -
Cybersecurity
South East

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cybersecurity.

1 8 (57.14%) Project Management
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Security Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) BT
2 5 (35.71%) Broadband
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 3 (21.43%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (7.14%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
6 1 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (7.14%) Windows
6 1 (7.14%) SLA
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
6 1 (7.14%) SIEM
6 1 (7.14%) Big Data
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Broadband
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Graduate
2 4 (28.57%) 1st Line Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Coordinator
3 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Security Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Security Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
5 1 (7.14%) SIEM
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) BT
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) VMware